Harry Potter fan Nicole Litwiller leads creation of ‘Royals Cup’ competition to perk student interest in campus activities

In two years, sophomore Nicole Litwiller has used her artistic worldview, psychology background and creative problem-solving skills to carve out her own niche at Eastern Mennonite University. When the liberal ... read more about Harry Potter fan Nicole Litwiller leads creation of ‘Royals Cup’ competition to perk student interest in campus activities

Legendary civil rights activist and Republican mayor team up for health reform, kick off speaking tour at EMU

Civil rights activist Bob Zellner is at it again—working for justice and equality. Zellner, 77, was the first white southerner on staff of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC)—the influential ... read more about Legendary civil rights activist and Republican mayor team up for health reform, kick off speaking tour at EMU

‘Rescuing Jesus’ author and journalist Deborah Jian Lee to speak about counter-cultures reclaiming evangelicalism

Journalist, radio producer, professor and author Deborah Jian Lee will visit Eastern Mennonite University on Wednesday, Feb. 15.  The 10 a.m. chapel in Lehman Auditorium and a 4 p.m. colloquium, ... read more about ‘Rescuing Jesus’ author and journalist Deborah Jian Lee to speak about counter-cultures reclaiming evangelicalism

Young black girls show effects of racism, sexism and historical trauma, writes social work professor Melody M. Pannell

Professor Melody M. Pannell shares experiences in researching the effects of racism and sexism, as well as historical trauma, on the mental health of young black girls in this article for the magazine of Mennonite Women USA.     ... read more about Young black girls show effects of racism, sexism and historical trauma, writes social work professor Melody M. Pannell from Timbrel

English language learners benefit from EMU educators influenced by Anabaptist values in Harrisonburg, Virginia, reports researcher in Sojourners magazine

In a time of rapid change and new demographics in the United States, some communities are better equipped to respond to integration of non-English-speaking immigrant and refugee populations. Because of ... read more about English language learners benefit from EMU educators influenced by Anabaptist values in Harrisonburg, Virginia, reports researcher in Sojourners magazine